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Bishop's Council

Bishops Council

Bishop’s Council is the standing committee for the Diocesan Synod and its members are directors of the Worcester Diocesan Board of Finance (WDBF) Limited Company.

The roles of Bishop Council include

  • To advise the Bishop
  • To plan the business of Synod and set its agenda
  • To advise Synod on matters of policy and forward planning
  • To advise Synod on the resources available and recommend a budget for the WDBF

Members of the Bishop’s Council are; The Bishops of Worcester and Dudley, the Archdeacons, the Dean, the Chair of the Board of Finance, the Honorary Diocesan Treasurer, Chairs of the five boards established by Synod and a further 6 clergy and 8 lay people elected from the members of the Diocesan Synod.